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Eduardo M. Barbosa, MD

Eduardo M. Barbosa, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Barbosa is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 2012

Description of Clinical Expertise

Cardiothoracic Imaging (CT, MR, radiography)
CT protocol design, maintenance and optimization
Thoracic Intervention, including CT guided biopsy

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Radiology

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Bucks County 777 Township Line Road Yardley, PA 19067 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Cupp Pavilion 51 N. 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

  • Penn Radiology

    Pennsylvania Hospital 800 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Pennsylvania Hospital

  • Penn Radiology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Atrium, Ground Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Radnor 250 King of Prussia Road Radnor, PA 19087 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine University City 7th Floor 3737 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Valley Forge 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard Berwyn, PA 19312 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Faculdade de Medicina de Universidade de Sao Paulo
Residency: Faculdade de Medicina de Universidade de Sao Paulo
Fellowship: Faculdade de Medicina de Universidade de Sao Paulo
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Radiology (ACR), National American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), National Brazilian College of Radiology – “Colégio Brasileiro de Radiologia” (CBR), National European Society of Radiology (ESR), International European Society of Thoracic Imaging (ESTI), International Pennsylvania Radiological Society (PRS), Local Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), International Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Barbosa is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Quantitative and Functional Cardiothoracic Imaging
Health Services Research focusing on Optimization of Cardiothoracic Reporting and CT Protocols
Lung Cancer Overdiagnosis
Clinical Research in Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Embolism

Selected Publications:

Mortani Barbosa EJ Jr: Overdiagnosis in Lung Cancer Screening can be Reduced to a Low, Manageable Level via a Multilayered Strategy Involving Perfecting Reporting Systems, Restricting Screening to High-risk Groups, Developing Better Risk Stratification Models, and Improving Management Algorithms. Acad Radiol. 2015 Oct 26 pii: S1076-6332(15)00414-6. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2015.09.006. [Epub ahead of print] : 2015.

Mortani Barbosa EJ, Jr: Lung Cancer Screening Overdiagnosis: Reports of Overdiagnosis in Screening for Lung Cancer Are Grossly Exaggerated Academic Radiology 22 (8): 976-82,2015.

Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa, Jr, MD; M. Camilla Lynch, MD; Curtis P. Langlotz, MD; Warren B. Gefter, MD: Optimization of Radiology Reports for Intensive Care Unit Portable Chest Radiographs: Perceptions and Preferences of Radiologists and ICU Practitioners Journal of Thoracic Imaging (in press) : 2015.

Miller WT Jr, Marinari LA, Barbosa E Jr, Litt HI, Schmitt JE, Mahne A, Lee V, Akers SR: Small Pulmonary Artery Defects Are Not Reliable Indicators of Pulmonary Embolism Ann Am Thorac Soc 12 (7): 1022-9,2015.

Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa, Jr. Marsha Camilla Lynch Curtis Langlotz Warren Gefter: The clinical value and utilization of ICU portable chest radiography reports as seen by radiologists and ICU clinicians: a survey to define an optimal structured report template American College of Radiology (ACR) annual meeting, Washington, DC : 2015.

Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa, Jr. Warren B. Gefter: Modern Approach to Thoracic Imaging Diagnosis Grippi M, Elias J, Fishman J, Kotloff R, Pack A, Senior R, eds. Fishman’s Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 5th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015 I : 412-467,2015.

Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa, Jr. Shaoxiong Zhang: MRI of the Chest: Where Are We Now? Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR) annual meeting, Carlsbad, CA : 2015.

Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa, Jr. Chiemezie Amadi: Pulmonary Vascular Imaging Parvati Ranchamdani and Drew Torigian, eds. Radiology Secrets, 4th ed. Mosby, in press (to be published late 2015) : 2015.

Okusanya OT, Deshpande C, Barbosa EM Jr, Aggarwal C, Simone CB 2nd, Jiang J, Judy R, DeJesus E, Albelda S, Nie S, Low PS, Singhal S: Molecular imaging to identify tumor recurrence following chemoradiation in a hostile surgical environment Molecular Imaging 13 : 1-6,2014.

Licurse MY, Levine MS, Torigian DA, Barbosa EM Jr: Utility of chest CT for differentiating primary and secondary achalasia. Clinical Radiology 69 (10): 1019-26,2014.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department of Radiology - Division of Thoracic Imaging
3400 Spruce Street
Ground Floor, Founders Building

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3036
Fax: (215) 614-0033
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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